Support Workers (part time and full time posts available) – Wagstaff Close Cambs

Zoek Pin North Wales, UK


Permanent (Full time)

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Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated individual looking for a new opportunity where you can make a real difference to peoples lives?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a number of roles based in our Cambridge services. The post will involve supporting adults with learning disabilities in keeping their lives independent and safe.

Wagstaff Close is based in a fantastic location with great transport links. It is easy to get to by bus as there are excellent bus routes including the guided bus and park and ride. There is also on-site parking if you prefer to travel by car.

We have full time (37 hours) and part time (30 hours) postions available. These positions will be advertised on a rolling basis until they are filled so please don’t wait to apply, we want to hear from you!

Cambridgeshire County Council is committed to providing high-quality care and support to adults with learning disabilities in their own homes. Our services are residential and supported living providing accommodation and support for adults with learning disabilities. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Support Workers will assist service users with all aspects of their care, with an emphasis on empowering them to develop and maintain their independence, skills and well-being. A good understanding of equal opportunities and a Person Centred approach with diversity are all essential.

Support Workers will be in regular contact with service users, families other professionals and partner agencies, therefore the role will require you to have excellent verbal and written communication skills including IT skills. You will also need to have a sensitive and professional approach showing understanding of confidentiality in and outside of the workplace.

In return we offer excellent training for you to gain further knowledge and experience with the opportunity to be part of a supportive energetic team committed to delivering excellent service for adults with learning disabilities.

The role will involve administration of medication and the provision of personal care. As part of your role your hours will include shift working, weekends and some Bank Holidays and sleep ins. You will also need to be flexible in working in all of the services that we have in Cambridge.

Starting salary for the role is £18,933 - £ per hour. We pay enhancements for weekends which work out at £ per hour on Saturday, £ per hour for Sunday and £ per hour for Bank Holiday’s.

Our other benefits include:
an excellent defined benefit pension scheme including life assurance benefits
outstanding occupational sick; maternity/paternity and shared parental leave schemes
Generous annual leave entitlement increasing with length of service and ability to buy more
A supportive management team
Training and development and access to the fully funded apprenticeship scheme

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check pre-employment health check and references.

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